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Who's more controversial - Michelle Rhee or Scotts Miracle-Gro? by Susan Harris
To most of the media, it's the famous education reformer Michelle Rhee, ex-DC Schools Chancellor, who's controversial, unpopular, even reviled by some, especially teachers' unions.
Teachers upset at Scotts over Michelle Rhee board appointment
Some teachers are saying they'll boycott Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. after the company appointed school-reformer Michelle Rhee to its board, but Scotts is standing behind its new director.
The Washington Post
Michelle Rhee to step down as StudentsFirst chief
Michelle Rhee has been the most visible star in the nation's galaxy of school reformers since she became D.C. schools chancellor in 2007, abruptly quit in 2010, and started an advocacy organization called StudentsFirst in 2011.
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. (SMG) Declares Special Dividend of $2.00
Scotts Miracle-Gro declared a special dividend on Tuesday, August 12th, American Banking News.com reports.
The Washington Post
U.S. Stock-Index Futures Are Little Changed After Two-Day Gain
U.S. stock futures were little changed after the Standard & Poor's 500 produced its biggest two-day gain since April amid speculation global crises from Ukraine to Iraq were easing.
Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces the Appointment of Michelle A. Johnson to its Board of Directors
"We look forward to her bringing a unique perspective to our Board that will help shape our thinking and make Scotts a stronger and smarter company as we look to the future."
Scotts rolling out new organic line Nature's Care in bid for millennials
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has developed a new natural product line with hopes that the brand can spike sales in the small-but-growing organics market.
CarMax Appoints Jim Lyski Chief Marketing Officer
Lyski will begin employment at CarMax immediately. Lyski, 51, will be responsible for directing and managing all of the company's marketing functions, including consumer insights and strategic direction, brand, creative, digital, advertising, carmax.com, store marketing, targeted marketing, media, public and community relations, and internal ... (more)
Scotts Miracle-Gro feeding its fight
In the new low-growth economic climate, the Marysville lawn-and-garden business is just trying to hang on and slowly improve.
The Columbus Dispatch
Scotts Miracle-Gro says wet spring hurt sales a bit
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.
ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Third Quarter Results; Late-Season...
"Our momentum is carrying into the fourth quarter with consumer purchases in July at an all-time high and our European business on track to have its most profitable year ever."